Archive for February, 2009

Cassel’s fantasy value significantly rises

Is Matt Cassel a Top 10 fantasy quarterback? Or will he suffer the same fate as some other backups-turned-starters?

More signings from a busy Saturday

Cardinals free-agent defensive end Antonio Smith is now a member of the Texans. Smith signed a five-year, $35 million deal that includes $12.5 million in guarantees on Saturday.

Lions deal Kitna to Cowboys

The Detroit Lions have traded quarterback Jon Kitna to the Dallas Cowboys.

Cutler upset over potential deals to Detroit, Tampa Bay

There’s one story behind the trade of Matt Cassel to the Chiefs. There’s a whole other story behind that blockbuster story.

Baylor’s Smith to stand pat with combine numbers

Offensive tackle Jason Smith will keep all of his combine numbers and will not run workout drills at Baylor’s March 3 Pro Day. He is willing to run any position drills for scouts.

Patriots trade Cassel to Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs have completed a trade for New England Patriots quarterback Matt Cassel.

Dawkins signs five-year deal with Broncos

Denver signs free agent safety Brian Dawkins to a five-year, $17 million deal that includes $7.2 million guaranteed.

Chiefs acquire Cassel from Patriots

NFL Network’s Adam Schefter reports the Chiefs completed a trade for New England Patriots QB Matt Cassel on Saturday.

Lewis open to going back to Baltimore

When Ray Lewis‘ future in Baltimore was questioned, his former teammate Rod Woodson reached out to him and cleared up some misconceptions.

Latest news: QB Fitzpatrick signs with Bills

Former Bengals quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will wear a Bills uniform in ’09, Takeo Spikes is back in San Francisco, James Butler is visiting St. Louis.

Redskins keep spending, add G Dockery

Washington’s wheeling and dealing did not end early Friday; it went into the night.

Vrabel confirms trade to Kansas City

The Boston Globe reports that Patriots LB Mike Vrabel has confirmed an earlier report by NFL Network’s Adam Schefter that the three-time Pro Bowler has been traded to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Eagles send Sheppard to Jets

New York and Philadelphia have completed a trade that sends cornerback Lito Sheppard to the Jets while the Eagles receive a 2009 fifth-round pick and a 2010 conditional draft pick.

Giants trying to finalize a deal with LB Boley

After visiting with free-agent linebacker Michael Boley on Friday, the Giants are trying to finalizing a five-year deal with him, NFL Network’s Adam Schefter has confirmed.

Fantasy spin: Broncos add RBs Buckhalter, Arrington

Remember the time when fantasy leaguers could look to the Denver Broncos for a productive running back?

Well, those days are over.

NFL Network’s Adam Schefter reports the Broncos have come to terms with veteran running backs Correll Buckhalter and J.J. Arrington.

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